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  • Opening day at Dodger Stadium is an eye-opener

    Opening day at Dodger Stadium is an eye-opener
    This is what my life's come to: I'm touring Dodger Stadium with a landscape architect by the name of Mia Lehrer, an affable arborist who in the off-season planted 100 trees here, 3,000 plants, blah-blah-blah, and she notes that the ballpark itself — the superstructure, the chassis — is shaped much like a catcher's mitt.
  • Sam Chwat dies at 57; actors lost, and learned, accents under dialect coach's tutelage

    Sam Chwat dies at 57; actors lost, and learned, accents under dialect coach's tutelage
    Sam Chwat was a master of accents who taught Robert De Niro to talk like an Appalachian ex-convict, Olympia Dukakis to talk like a Holocaust survivor and Peter Boyle to talk like a bigot from the Deep South. A modern-day Henry Higgins, he also trained...

    Howard Zieff dies at 81; directed 'Private Benjamin' and other comedies

    Howard Zieff dies at 81; directed 'Private Benjamin' and other comedies
    Howard Zieff, a top advertising print photographer and TV commercial director in the 1960s and early '70s before tapping his flair for comedy as the director of movies including "Private Benjamin," "Hearts of the West" and "My Girl," has died. He was 81....

    Yucks = bucks: Peter Boyle memorial adds $700,000 to myeloma fight

     
    Although few people may be familiar with myeloma, you'd be hard pressed to find anyone in Hollywood who isn't familiar with the late actor Peter Boyle -- the larger-than-life actor who cut a comedic swath through popular culture that included...

    CBS to develop sitcom based on angry old man's tweets

     
    Kurtwood Smith, Jerry Stiller and anyone else who has ever played a sarcastic and moody dad, it's time to call your agent. CBS is going to develop a sitcom based on the Twitter feed 'S&*% My Dad Says.' The feed,...